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Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

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Do you have a desire to volunteer and serve your community a few evenings per month for positions such as aerial photographer, sUAS pilot, mission pilot, ground team leader, radio operator, van driver, aerospace educator, cyber security trainer, supply specialist, transportation manager, safety officer, cadet programs facilitator...and more.

As a volunteer with the CAP you can participate in Emergency Services including delivery of Covid-19 vaccines.

If you’re up for the task, CAP offers ordinary citizens stimulating training opportunities few experience outside the military. But wait, we need volunteers with military experience to help us train and operate too!

Our volunteer members train diligently to acquire the life-saving and emergency service skills necessary to assist Federal and State humanitarian agencies when disaster strikes; participate in search and rescue missions; and help keep communities safe through homeland security effort.

The following local Squadron conducts training, preparing their members for the skills necessary to provide emergency services to the public in a time of need: 117 ANG Composite Squadron - https://www.facebook.com/BirminghamSquadron090/ meets each Monday 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Birmingham (under normal non-pandemic conditions.)

We invite and welcome you to be our guest for an evening at one of our weekly squadron meetings. You'll get a chance to meet some of our
members who will discuss the organization and provide you with informational pamphlets and answer any questions you might have about the Civil Air Patrol.

Qualifications: · Strong organizational skills, people, and communication skills. · Aged 18 or older for Senior (adult) members and 12 to 18 for Cadet members. · Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol. · Ability to pass a background check. · Enthusiasm for community service. Veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to join. "CITIZENS SERVING COMMUNITIES"

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About Civil Air Patrol Alabama Wing

Location:

111 South Kuter Street, Building 711, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112, US

Mission Statement

CAP supports America’s communities through emergency response, flying and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

Description

Civil Air Patrol is congressionally chartered and operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. CAP performs services for the federal government as the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and for states/local communities as a nonprofit organization. CAP is made up of eight geographic regions consisting of 52 wings (the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). It is a strategic partner of the Air Force, serving as a member of its Total Force. CAP has three primary missions - Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education. Civil Air Patrol -Saves an average of 80 lives per year -Operates one of the largest fleet of single-engine piston aircraft in the world, with 560 planes currently in the fleet -Consists of 1,437 squadrons and approximately 56,000 volunteer youth and adult members nationwide -Flew over 104,500 hours in 2016 -Contributed nearly $167 million in man-hours in past year, serving the disaster relief and emergency service needs of communities, states and the nation.

Community
Emergency & Safety
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base5401 E Lake BlvdBirmingham, AL 35217

(33.591,-86.7609)
 

SKILLS

  • Search & Rescue
  • Transportation Management
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Aviation
  • Operations

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies. Squadron meets 2 hours weekly. Depending on interest, position, and availability 10-20 hours a month.
  • Background Check Must be at least 18 Orientation or Training

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